Category Archives: finance

Consumer Spending and the Economy

I was with my trainer this morning, and we were discussing post-holiday things, as is typical the first week in January.  And I was struck by the following thought: We got ourselves out of the Great Depression by an expansion … Continue reading

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Getting Real about Digital Marketing

My friend, Podcamp Foundation partner and ninja, Christopher Penn, has come out with a Kindle Book entitled Marketing White Belt- Basics for the Digital Marketer.  It’s terrific, and captures Chris’s direct style of explanation and getting to the heart of … Continue reading

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Searching Walled Gardens…

I’m still getting caught up on podcasts that got the better of me recently, but the one that caught my attention was one of NPR’s Planet Money podcast about Microsoft’s search engine, Bing, and an effort to make certain media … Continue reading

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Other People’s Money

I was with a group of friends recently and we were discussing conferences.  One person said “Was it worth it?  Would you have been annoyed if you had spent that much of your own money to attend?”  And it struck … Continue reading

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The Knack- an Entrepreneur’s Manual

I picked up a book the other day that sounded intriguing- The Knack- How Street-Smart Entrepreneurs Learn to Handle Whatever Comes Up, by Norm Brodsky and Bo Burlingham.  The authors both work for Inc. magazine, and Norm writes their Street … Continue reading

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